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Recess Offers Chance to Share Value of Renewable Energy Benefits with Lawmakers

With their two-week Easter recess under way, members of Congress are back home using the time away from Washington to visit with, and hear from, constituents about the issues that concern them and impact their lives. We urge renewable energy … Continue reading

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Celebration of Agriculture Underscores Growing Stewardship Role

Tuesday of this week, March 15th, was marked by the celebration of National Ag Day, when producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others from across the United States gathered to celebrate the benefits provided by American agriculture. … Continue reading

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More Good News from Science on the Viability of Biofuels

More good news on the viability of biofuels as transportation fuel alternatives has emanated from the research field, providing advocates with even more persuasive arguments against EPA’s short-sighted proposal to reduce blending requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). One … Continue reading

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A Vision for Climate-Smart Agriculture

A recent National Climate Assessment issued by a research coalition of 13 federal agencies confirms that climate change is affecting every region of the country and key sectors of the U.S. economy and society, including agriculture. Extreme drought, flooding, destructive … Continue reading

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25x'25 Partners, State Supporters Succeed in Shaping 2014 Farm Bill

It took almost two years, but Congress is now in the final stages of passing a new, five-year farm bill that will strongly support renewable energy and energy efficiency programs that help keep this nation on the path to a … Continue reading

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Movement toward Ag Adaptation, Mitigation Goes Global

Important work has long been underway to address the challenge of agricultural productivity in a time of growing global population and changing climate. Initiatives, including the recent work of a 25x’25 work group, are addressing the need for adaptation to … Continue reading

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